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Overview of noun steep

The noun steep has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. steep

(a steep place (as on a hill))

Overview of verb steep

The verb steep has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) steep, immerse, engulf, plunge, engross, absorb, soak up

(devote (oneself) fully to; "He immersed himself into his studies")

2. steep, infuse

(let sit in a liquid to extract a flavor or to cleanse; "steep the blossoms in oil"; "steep the fruit in alcohol")

Overview of adj steep

The adj steep has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) steep

(having a sharp inclination; "the steep attic stairs"; "steep cliffs")

2. exorbitant, extortionate, outrageous, steep, unconscionable, usurious

(greatly exceeding bounds of reason or moderation; "exorbitant rent"; "extortionate prices"; "spends an outrageous amount on entertainment"; "usurious interest rate"; "unconscionable spending")

3. steep

(of a slope; set at a high angle; "note the steep incline"; "a steep roof sheds snow") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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